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Let's get the current knowledge of what oil filters work on the Twins compiled, and we'll replace the current sticky which is silly long. I'll do my best to keep this top post updated and keep this thread fairly clean.

Filters reported to work:

Mobil M1-108 and M1-108A (and longer M1-110)
Mobil motorcycle-specific M1MC-134

NAPA 1358 and Wix 51358 (same thing, about 1/4" longer than OEM)

Ryco Z436 (Australian brand?)

Purolator motorcycle-specific ML16817

A/C PF2135
Amsoil SMF-103
Baldwin B1400
Bikemaster 171632
CARQUEST 85358 (same as the NAPA 1358/Wix 51358?)
Fram. PH6017S
Hastings LF113
HIFLO-FILTRO HF204
MAHLE OC 575



Filters to be wary of:

K&N KN-204 and KN-204-1 - There are lots of reports of these leaking at the weld for the nut, and they've been banned at some tracks because of it. See for instance https://www.triumphrat.net/air-cooled-twins-talk/833890-k-and-n-oil-filter-mishap-oil-filler-cap.html, https://www.triumphrat.net/air-cooled-twins-technical-talk/954492-another-k-and-n-204-horror-story-w-scramber.html, https://www.triumphrat.net/speed-triple-forum/954458-k-and-n-204-1-leaking-oil-filter.html

NAPA 1365 and Wix 51365 - don't fit anymore, see https://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/544122-napa-1365-1358-oil-filter.html

Purolator PL 14612 and longer 14610 no longer fit after redesign in 2015: https://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/543602-defective-purolator-filter.html

Bosch 3300 - recent problems with these too: https://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/560978-bosch-3300-oil-filter-no-longer-fits-our-bikes.html

Ryko Z445 also doesn't tighten up fully.



This thread replaces the one at https://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/88665-oil-filters-that-fit.html, which got too long and silly by the end, and had to be locked.
 

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The following automotive filters look identical, very likely come from the same manufacturer, currently have a slightly concave base plate, and should fit:

Mobil M1-108
K&N HP-1008 (with 1-inch nut welded on the end)
Royal Purple 10-2876
 

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Cross referencing a Finnish filter manufacturers catalog I found out that the filter for Triumphs is a very common one. I usually shop for a filter for Nissan Qashqai 2.0 gasoline -car. It fits perfectly. The oil/filter change interval for the said Nissan is 30000km for a 2.0 liter car engine, so it is more than adequate for a oil change in my America. The price is a lot lower than for a "proper" motorcycle oil-filter and I can buy one from any parts store.
 

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The Mazda MX-5 MIATA years 1990-2005 uses the same oil filters.

For comparison I've used UK suppliers and prices:

Mazda aftermarket oil filters sell for just £2.40 inc tax
Mazda genuine oil filter sells for £5.28 inc tax

Triumph genuine filter part nº T1210444 costs a whopping £11.68 inc tax

A rip-off considering that the same part number is also used on nearly all Triumphs. The Factory must buy them by the boatload...they're made by Toyo Roki Manufacturing Ltd., the major Japanese manufacturer of vehicle filters. The Triumph ones are made by FILTECH which is an American subsidiary of that same company.

A popular UK source of Mazda parts showing these filters:

The genuine Mazda: http://www.mx5parts.co.uk/filter-genuine-mazda-mk1-25-p-231.html

The aftermarket one: http://www.mx5parts.co.uk/filter-aftermarket-mk1-25-p-527.html
 

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My wife and son's Subaru Liberty/Legacy is the same filter also. I buy them when they are on special for the 2 bikes and 2 Libertys.
 

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Just for the record:
One person mentioned the following filter but stated they don't use it.
I DO actually use the HIFLO-FILTRO HF204, great reviews and seems quality unit IMO.....has o-ring seal too. At one time I knew what company actually makes the filter, but I can't remember right now. I do remember that it was a major manufacturer though.
Can be purchased on ebay, amazon and other online retailers.
 

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I'm using HiFlo Filtro's HF204RC filter on my '09 Bonnie - a little cheaper in Australia than the Triumph filter and readily available. It comes with the 17mm nut for easy removal, and in my opinion performs brilliantly under our conditions. (I use Motul synthetic oil, and the combination seems good).
 

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Let's get the current knowledge of what oil filters work on the Twins compiled, and we'll replace the current sticky which is silly long. I'll do my best to keep this top post updated.

A/C......PF2135
Baldwin...B1400
Fram.....Ph6017a
Hastings.....LF113
Mobil M1-108 (and longer M1-110)
Mobil motorcycle-specific M1MC-134

NAPA.... 1365/1358 (Same as Wix 51365/51358) - recent problems with these: http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/544122-napa-1365-1358-oil-filter.html

CARQUEST......85358 (Also Wix?)

Purolator motorcycle-specific ML16817
Purolator Pure One...PL 14612 - recent problems with these: http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/543602-defective-purolator-filter.html
in Australia the above listed filters are as rare as rocking horse #$, and as Ryco branded filters are the common after market filter found locally at all auto shops, the one to use for modern Bonnevilles are:-

Ryco... Z436

I've been using this filter for the past 80,000 kilometers with no issues
 

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I would call this a world wide filter. On E-bay from a dealer in China. A filter that fits our Triumphs and some Honda models. It is marked Honda Genuine Parts. Filtech Inc, assembled in USA, HF-204. Opening bid of .99 with shipping of $4.99. You may buy it now for $8.79 including shipping. Assembled here, shipped to China, shipped back here.
Unbelieveable!
 

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So will the Hiflofiltro HF204 on Amazon will fit my 2013 Bonne SE? I'd hate to get halfway in and DOH! If an OEM is the only way to be certain then oh well...
Amazon says no filters fit my bike so I figured it can't hurt to ask. I wish I could use the one with the welded nut, but nope, the guard gets in the way.

I don't have a dealer within 3 hours so I have to order online. Thanks in advance!

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Mtlgrlie, the Mobil M1-108 should be widely available in auto parts stores and should work fine. It's on the smallish side for this model of oil filter so there should be no interference.
 

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Thank you Balto. I appreciate the quick response. I'll grab that one. Of course I'm still curious if the other one will fit....just to have another option.

Leslie
 
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